Auto News

This section of Torque News provides the latest auto news and updates from the car manufacturers. Every day number of news stories and editorials are published here that give our readers an overview of what is happening in the automotive industry. Read this section daily to find out about new cars, vehicle reviews and car pictures. Torque News is an automotive news website by Hareyan Publishing, LLC, dedicated to covering the latest news, reviews and opinions about the car industry.

2014 SRT Viper Base Price Jumps Over $100,000 with New Standard Features

The Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology group has announced the 2014 SRT Viper pricing and the second model year of the new generation Mopar supercar will cost buyers $2,000 more than the 2013 – now bringing the base price of the Viper over the $100,000 figure when you factor in the gas guzzler tax.
Kia new compact car

Kia Teases New B-Segment Compact Coupe Headed to Frankfurt (Images)

Kia has offered up a pair of teasers showing off a new B-segment compact coupe that will debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show and while these early shots show features that will likely not make it past the concept stages – this new compact could offer up some hints to the future of Kia vehicle design.
Topi Heikkinen celebrates his LA X GAmes win

Heikkinen Looks to Clinch 2013 Global RallyCross Championship in Atlanta

Toomas “Topi” Heikkinen and the rest of the Global RallyCross field takes to Atlanta Georgia this weekend with Heikkinen having a very real chance of locking up the 2013 points championship but 11 other drivers will hit the track in HotLanta to try to keep the Finn from grabbing the championship without a fight.

TorqueNews Exclusive: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro V6 RS Convertible Caught Uncovered in the Wild

Last night, I glanced out my office window and saw a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro RS Convertible sitting at the end of my driveway and fortunately, I was able to snap a handful of shots but unlike the many spy shots of the Camaro SS Convertible running around the Milford Michigan area – this droptop 2014 Camaro I saw last night was a V6 model.
Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Skip Barber School adds the powerful Hyundai Genesis Coupe

The Skip Barber Racing School has added the venerable Hyundai Genesis Coupe to its stable of high performance cars for use on track. Skip Barber’s students will use both the 3.8 R-Spec and also the 3.8 Track versions of the rear-drive sports coupe in their training. The Genesis will join the Porsche 911, Lexus IS-F and Mazdaspeed 3 at the School’s multiple locations.
Steel wheels

Steel wheels may make a come back in fancy cars

A study by an industry group which supports the steel industry has confirmed that stylized steel wheels can be cost competitive and lighter than aluminum alloy wheels. According to the results of the project, a steel wheel that is still stylish enough for upscale vehicle applications could offer as much as a 40% savings in cost, while weighing about the same as aluminum.

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